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Piloting the Surge: Streaming Video and Academic Libraries

By Joanna Kolendo, Azungwe Kwembe and Charlene Snelling


Chicago State University’s Gwendolyn Brooks Library decision to trial and acquire Kanopy, A Patro-Driven-Acquisition video streaming service, was completely a patron-demand-driven undertaking. The decision to obtain this service was led by faculty interest in the resource and ranged from the initial inquiry for a trial by a foreign language faculty member to its PDA model, which has allowed faculty to select the films purchased. The article discusses the acquisition process, set-up steps for making the trial and then the resource available to the CSU community, and the steps taken to promote the resource

Topics: Collection Development and Management
Publisher: 'Purdue University (bepress)'
Year: 2020
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Provided by: Purdue E-Pubs

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